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  • Tool Helps DSS Assess Children in Foster Care The Richmond County Department of Social Services is leading a five-county coalition in the implementation of a new tool to measure the well-being of children in its custody with the hope that it can greatly improve the quality of care that foster children receive in the region. TOP, or Treatment Outcomes Package, is an evidence-based online survey that is tailored to each person involved in the foster child’s life, including the child (or teen). read more >